| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:09 PM
Condominium associations in Florida are often lambasted for being too strict.
Remember when the downtown Orlando tower known as the VUE had a problem with residents not cleaning up after their dogs? Management began doing DNA tests on dog droppings to...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:38 AM
Centenary Stage Company receives grant
The Centenary Stage Company, a nonprofit professional equity theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J., has recently received a grant of $5,000 from the Sandra S. Kupperman...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:09 PM
The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone.
In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Twenty-fifteen was launched with style on the Orange Coast. Hostess Elizabeth An and husband Gordon Clune welcomed some 300 guests in sparkling New Year's Eve attire to a very special party at AnQi, South Coast Plaza.
Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:54 AM
When our local United Way's president, David Lewis, asked my wife and me to be the 2014 Campaign co-chairs, we didn't hesitate to say yes. Kim and I have always supported the mission of United Way — to improve the lives and conditions of all.
| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:22 PM
If you're among the tens of thousands of Central Florida workers planning to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit this year, there's good news: It will be both easier to qualify and more generous in how much money you get back.
The EITC, a federal...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Nearly half of all households in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties struggle to cover the basics of food, shelter, medical care and transportation — putting them one missed paycheck or one unexpected bill away from financial free fall, new...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
As Gov. Rick Scott beckons residents of other states to move to Florida, touting a growth in jobs and lower taxes, he ignores the fact that nearly half of those already living in the Sunshine State are barely making ends meet.
That's because jobs here...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 10:41 AM
In a small concrete-block office in downtown Orlando, Julie Colombino — a former Cirque aerialist turned disaster-relief worker — is trying to change the world through sandals.
Colombino, 35, is surrounded by scores of them: simple, hand-...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 10:39 AM
When Jerletha Cosby signed her lease at Tymber Skan, she knew she wasn't getting the Ritz. But she thought she was at least getting a safe, functioning home for her four young children.
Instead, she got exposed wires, rodents in the walls, an upstairs...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:19 AM
Southeast Toyota Distributors, part of JM Family Enterprises based in Deerfield Beach, appointed lawyer Todd Clarke as vice president and general counsel.
Clarke, 42, joined JM Family in 2004 after working as a trial lawyer for six years in Colorado and...